DAVID FERGUSSON

Chief Investment Officer, Woodside Holdings Investment Management

Director, Nimoi Holdings

David is the CIO of Woodside Holdings Investment Management, and one of the PM for the Asian Wealth Fund. David has been on the investment committee of the Dunfallandy Settlement, the precursor to The Asian Wealth Fund, since its inception in 2007. He is a Director of and principal shareholder in Woodside Holdings Investment Management, Nimoi Holdings, and Global Precious Metals Pte Ltd.

Prior to his current activities, David started Citigroup Indonesia's institutional securities business, joining as Head of Indonesia Research. In the first full year at Citi, David and the team were ranked 1st for Asian Investors in the Institutional Investor (4th overall). David was a Director of PT Citigroup Securities Indonesia and the responsible officer under Bapepam regulations (Indonesian securities regulator) for Broker-Dealer and Underwriting activities.

David joined Citi from UBS where he was a senior pan-Asian equity salesperson. Prior to this, David was as an equity analyst with GK Goh Indonesia (1996-1999) before moving to CLSA in 1999, initially as Regional Telecoms Analyst and later as Head of Telecoms Investment Banking (a team which he started). As a banker, David completed transactions in a variety of disciplines (M&A, Restructuring, ECM) and won a number of awards (including Asiamoney's Most Innovative Deal of 2002). David started his career with NM Rothschild in 1994 in Chile.

David holds an MA from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from the London Business School.